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Simulation Data Management Engineer- REMOTE

Company: Ansys
Location: Evanston
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.

The Simulation Process and Data Management (SPDM) Engineer is responsible for leveraging advanced-level engineering and product development knowledge to define, design, develop, deploy and deliver enterprise-level solutions that enable customers to utilize advanced simulation technologies more effectively throughout their product development and engineering processes, specifically on the following domains: engineering collaboration, configuration & change management, requirements, model-based engineering, Materials & Simulation Data Management.

This position will work closely work with the customer, Ansys Enterprise Data Architects and Ansys deployment specialists to

  • Understand the existing IT landscape of a customer
  • Design, define, develop a solution for adapting the Ansys platform components to Customer requirements
  • Execute on configuring the solution and integrating it with the overall IT landscape
  • Participate in Pre-Sale activities like customer meetings and product demonstrations
  • Create necessary collateral and demo environments
  • Create SoWs, training material and other necessary documentation
    • Analyze customers' business and technical needs requirements, and the state of a customer's current infrastructure, operations, and engineering workflows
    • Consult our customers on process design and process optimization
    • Derive the technical specifications in collaboration with other business process analysts, subject matter experts, peers and Ansys Product Management
    • Produce clean and efficient code based on specifications
    • Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex business problems by working across various teams and understanding the needs of customers
    • Coordinating and execute all technical activities (design, develop, deploy) throughout the sales opportunity such as customer meetings and product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations
    • Utilize the components of the Ansys platform as the foundation for building complete solutions that transform customer product development processes to facilitate more engineering in the digital domain by leveraging simulation
    • Articulate the Ansys value proposition, which may encompass its entire suite of products (mechanical, fluid, electrical, electronics, optical, systems, software ).
    • Create training materials and assist in customers and partners training
    • Create/assist in generating SoWs
    • Create help manuals and deployment guides
    • Participate in internal corporate initiatives to further enhance the solution suites, presales/sales enablement, and business growth
    • Be a team player who can collaborate effectively with all key ANSYS and customer stakeholders including sales, product development, project management, implementation engineers, customer end-users and IT leadership MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor's degree, Master's or other advanced degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
      • 5 years of working experience in an agile team within commercial software development
      • Experience in one of the following environments:
        • Engineering Software - Ansys or Commercial CAE/CAD/EDA
        • Enterprise Systems - MBSE/PLM/ALM/ERP
        • Demonstratable skills in writing and presenting in fluent English
        • Logical problem-solving mindset and the ability to communicate the situation and proposed solution
        • Self-starter who possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and follow-up skills
        • Communicate equally effectively at the executive level to discuss business requirements and value, as well as the engineering level to discuss technical requirements, capabilities, and benefits
        • Ability to travel up to 20% PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
          • Additional degree or course study in Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering or other technical discipline is a plus
          • A minimum of 7 years of deep, broad, and demonstratable experience within IT infrastructures, such as the following:
            • Working technical knowledge of C# and .Net programming languages
            • Hands-on experience working in integrated development environments, including Microsoft Visual Studio.
            • Knowledge with database management such as MS SQL
            • Experience/Knowledge of Python
            • Proficiency in front-end programming: JavaScript, React, jQuery, HTML5,
            • Good understanding of web architecture, distributed systems and web APIs, such as REST APIs, SOAP and custom scripts
            • Experience with Web Server technologies, such as IIS, nginx.
            • Experience with DevOps/continuous integration and deployment
            • Practical knowledge of agile project management
            • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience
            • Experience in creating presentations supporting pre-sales activities
            • The candidate must be flexible and adaptable regarding learning and understanding new technologies along with strong written and oral communication skills.
            • The candidate should also have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to research software-related issues and products. CULTURE AND VALUES
              Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs - guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
              • Customer focus
              • Results and Accountability
              • Innovation
              • Transparency and Integrity
              • Mastery
              • Inclusiveness
              • Sense of urgency
              • Collaboration and Teamwork WORKING AT ANSYS
                At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions. With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. Because at Ansys, it's about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It's about the "what's next" as much as the "mission accomplished". It's about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.

                At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
                Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost. As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.

                Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.

                For more information, please visit us at

                Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

                Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

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